Side-By-Side Execution for COM Interop
Side-By-side execution enables COM applications to safely access multiple versions of managed components through COM interop services. For a summary of side-by-side concepts and configuration models, see the Side-by-Side Execution Overview.
In This Section
- Runtime Initialization from a COM Application
- Describes how COM interop selects a runtime version and resolves managed types.
- Version-Dependent Registry Keys
- Identifies the registry subkeys for multiple assemblies.
- Configuring a COM Application for Side-By-Side Execution
- Describes the configuration files used to specify a version of the runtime and a managed component.
- Applying Version-Dependent Attributes
- Identifies version-dependent attributes and describes their uses.
- COM Components and Side-By-Side Execution
- Discusses the impact of multiple versions of a COM component.
- Using Side-by-Side Execution
- Introduces side-by-side execution and provides procedural information.
- Primary Interop Assemblies
- Describes how to create and use primary interop assemblies.
- Registration-Free COM Interop
- Describes how COM interop can activate components without using the Windows registry.